Polishfest 2022

Pittsburgh Polishfest 2022

The 40th year festival Polishfest theme is “Unity In Diversity”  -- “We Are One But Many Different In The Same.” 

The Polishfest Festival is designed to give the festival guests, families, and students an opportunity to experience the living cultures of the Polish, Lithuanian and Carpatho-Rusyn Peoples that throughout history were joined, separated and independently are connected. A living legacy presented to teach, to experience, to taste, to try and to have fun. 

This family-oriented event is FREE to everyone and will include many activities such as Polish name writing; Lithuanian angel papercutting demonstration; pierogi / pirohy cooking demonstrations and samples; and Carpatho-Rusyn spinning and lace making; and a pierogi toss.  Every display, demonstration, and activity will offer an explanation of the cultural history of the tradition. 

Entertainment will include Polish folk songs with a violinist; folk dancing by the “Lajkoniki” Ensemble; Polka dancing; and contemporary Polish music. 

Pitt students can earn Outside of the Classroom Curriculum Credit for this event.  

University Center for International Studies
Nationality Rooms and lntercultural Exchange Programs
Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Polish Nationality Room Committee & Community
Lithuanian Nationality Room Committee & Community
Polish Falcons Of America
Carpatho-Rusyn Society Of America
Lithuanian Citizens Society of Western PA